West employment information

Income per capita$20,192$26,513$28,555
Median household income$33,953$52,576$53,482
Median income owner occupied$47,102$68,067$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,558$34,156$33,219
Median earnings male$26,548$34,774$36,116
Median earnings female$20,613$24,235$25,692
Unemployment rate6.2%4.9%5.8%
Poverty level17.1%17.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in West is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in West is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in West is 7% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in West is 10% higher than the national average.

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West median earnings by income bracket

West employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector22.7%1.7%
Financial & insurance services1.9%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services22.2%13.8%
Public administration3.1%5.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.9%2.0%
Education, health & social services8.3%38.0%

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Abbott, TX431$58,5429%
Leroy, TX327$58,4179%
Gholson, TX864$55,1793%
China Spring, TX1,533$47,00012%
West, TX2,848$33,95337%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Priceville, AL2,848$90,48969%
Murfreesboro, NC2,847$42,27921%
Sandwich, MA2,847$69,90631%
Akron, NY2,850$46,71113%
Hamburg, AR2,846$29,84044%
West, TX2,848$33,95337%
Source: The West, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.